AgencyKolkata: Super-sub V P Suhair struck an extra time brace as Mohun Bagan saw off a gritty challenge from Real Kashmir 3-1 to set up a summit clash with Gokulam Kerala in the 129th Durand Cup here on Wednesday.Much like the first semifinal in which Gokulam Kerala scripted a stunning turnaround in the second-half stoppage time, Real Kashmir struck the equaliser in the 90+3rd minute to cancel Salva Chamorro’s first half goal and force the match into extra-time.But it turned out to be a tale of two Keralites in the two thrilling semifinals.First it was CK Ubaid who produced two stunning saves in the penalty shoot-out to sound death knell for his former side East Bengal.Next it was former Gokulam Kerala forward Suhair who struck a double in the 93rd and 112nd minutes to seal a final berth in the Asia’s oldest tournament for a record 29th time.Earlier, Salva Chamorro broke the deadlock in the 42nd minute after captain Gurjinder Kumar took a turn towards his right to set it up with his left foot for the Spaniard to shoot in front of the goal.But Real Kashmir struck the equaliser in the second-half injury time to cancel Chamorro’s first half goal and force the match into extra-time.
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